Dr. Stewart & Hull’s Guide to Preventing Gum Disease

gum disease Comstock Park

Hearing that you have periodontal disease or “gum disease” can be upsetting. Dr. Stewart & Hull Aesthetic and General Dentistry in Comstock Park, Michigan is  committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help.

Symptoms of Gum Disease
Bleeding gums
Swollen, tender gums
Receding gums
Bad breath that won’t go away
Loose adult teeth
Sensitive teeth

Whether you are just being diagnosed, working to undo problems of the past, or trying to prevent gum disease for the future, Dr. Stewart and Dr. Hull have answers.

Steps for Healing or Preventing Gum Disease

Brush at least two times a day – morning and night
Brush with fluoride toothpaste
Floss at least once a day
Visit dentist for regular checkups and cleanings
Use a fluoride rinse before brushing
Avoid between-meal snacking
Avoid tobacco products

Solutions for Correcting Serious Gum Disease

Scaling and Root planing
Antibiotics
Surgery

Dr. Stewart and Dr. Hull know that gum disease can sneak up on you. Regular checkups and consistent, thorough oral hygiene are essential for preventing the pain and health issues associated with periodontal disease. Gum disease can be successfully treated, but avoiding it is clearly best.

Dr. Stewart and Dr. Hull have the experience extensive training to care for your dental needs, including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry and even Invisalign clear braces.

Dr. Stewart and Dr. Hull
Stewart and Hull Aesthetic and General Dentistry
769 York Creek Dr NW
Comstock Park, Michigan 49321
616-827-7019
https://www.greatmismiles.com/meet-dr-bruce-stewart